Overall Rank: 2
"To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth."
Overall Rank: 29
"I was born in the city of Bombay . . . once upon a time."
Overall Rank: 13
"A squat grey building of only thirty-four stories."
Overall Rank: 33
"Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself. For Lucy had her work cut out for her. The doors would be taken off their hinges; Rumpelmayer’s men were coming. And then, thought Clarissa..."
Overall Rank: 39
"Brrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinng! An alarm clock clanged in the dark and silent room."
Overall Rank: 287
Overall Rank: 292
"When on board HMS Beagle, as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past..."
Overall Rank: 147
"This is the showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos so that neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works great and marvellous, which have been..."
Overall Rank: 297
"My purpose is to consider if, in political society, there can be any legitimate and sure principle of government, taking men as they are and laws as they might be."
Overall Rank: 301